Michele Nash-Hoff: San Diego Region Identifies and Tackles Skills Gap

On Thursday, November 6th, nearly 500 business leaders, educators, career counselors, and economic and workforce development professionals attended the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) conference on “Identifying, Tackling, and Closing the Skills Gap.” This conference was a follow up to the one-day conference held in October 2014 where reports analyzing five industry sectors vital to…

News Release: CPA Releases Competitiveness Strategy for the United States

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2015 Contact: Paola Masman, Media Director 202-688-5145, [email protected] Washington, DC ~ The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released today “A Competitiveness Strategy for the United States – America at a Crossroads.” “Across the USA, localities and states employ plans to attract jobs,” said Brian O’Shaughnessy, CPA Chief Co-Chair…

Inside U.S. Trade: Hatch Doubts TPP Vote In 2016, Says GOP Would Get Better Deal On Drugs

  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Friday (Nov. 6) expressed doubt that Congress will take up legislation to implement the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the Obama administration and argued that a future Republican administration would negotiate a better deal on intellectual property protections for drugs. November 6, 2015 | Inside U.S. Trade…

WSJ: Why Opposition to Trade Deals Is So Entrenched

HAMBURG—Few places have a longer affinity for free trade than this German city, home to one of Europe’s busiest ports [Reposted from the Wall Street Journal  |  Daniel Michaels  |  November 8, 2015] The city’s left-leaning government overruled environmentalists in 2012 and approved deepening the Elbe River for bigger container ships. License plates boast of…